Dr. Emily Ryalls
Department of Communication
- PhD 2011; University of South Florida, Communication
- MA 1999; The University of Alabama, Communication
- BA 1997; James Madison University, Communication Studies
- Gender and Media
- Gender Communication
- Introduction to Gender Studies
- Feminist Media Studies
- Gender, Race, Class, and Sexuality
- Youth Culture
- Ryalls, E. (2016). Ambivalent aspirationalism in millenial postfeminist culture on Gossip Girl. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 13(2): 198-213.
- Dubrofsky, R. & Ryalls, E. (2014). The Hunger Games: Authenticating whiteness and femininity under surveillance. Critical Studies in Media Communication31(5): 395-409.
- Ryalls, E. (2013). Enacting emo angst, masochism, and masculinity in crisis. Text and Performance Quarterly, 33(2): 83-97.
- Ryalls, E. (2012). Demonizing “mean girls” in the news: Was Phoebe Prince “bullied to death?”. Communication, Culture & Critique, 5:463-481.
Professional Honors and Awards
- 2016 College of Arts & Sciences Teaching Award for the Social and Behavioral Sciences , Mississippi State University.
- 2014 Outstanding Action Team Mentor, Day One Program, Mississippi State University.
- 2014 MSU Team Diversity Award (for Safe Zone), President’s Commission on the Status of Minorities, Mississippi State University.